Restaurant Info

636.386.8999 call us
14025 Manchester Rd get directions

Monday: Closed

Tuesday – Thursday: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Sunday: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Modern Japanese
on Manchester

The best sushi & Japanese cuisine in the St. Louis area is also one the earliest, popularizing the asian-fusion motif . Today our family-owned restaurant is once again on the forefront of modern asian cuisine, serving the highest-grade ingredients, and the freshest fish with sustainable sourcing.

Enjoy an authentic Japanese menu and premier sushi at our restaurant in Ballwin near hwy 141 & Manchester Rd.

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The Press

“Our 2nd Generation Executive Chef Nick Bognar was nominated for Eat Magazine's 'Young Guns' award which highlights the best & brightest talent under 30 around the country. This is a huge recognition for a humble family-owned restaurant in the heart of St. Louis County”

Eater Magazine2018

“Zagat recognized Nippon Tei as having the 'best food in St. Louis' in 2010 in their 'World's Top Restaurants' edition. Nippon Tei has been recognized multiple times for this prestigious award.”

Zagat World's Top Restaurants

“"Don't let the generic strip-mall exterior fool you -- the interior is a masterpiece of sparse elegance."”

RiverFrontTimesRestaurant Staff Pick

“Even as a Japanese restaurant, Nippon TEI finished top in other categories including "Great places to grab Indian and Thai food in West County and St. Charles County" part of STL MAGs November 2017 International Cuisine publication.”

International Cuisine FeatureSt. Louis Magazine

“Named in the "Top Ten Family Restaurants in the Ballwin area" for the content type & rating level of guest reviews on Trip Advisor. ”

Trip AdvisorRestaurants in Ballwin Area

“Named in the "Top three sushi restaurants" in the Ballwin area for the content type & rating level of guest reviews on Trip Advisor. ”

Trip AdvisorRestaurants in Ballwin Area

“"Lovers of Japanese food are already familiar with Nippon Tei, a sushi and Asian-fusion restaurant that has been open in Ballwin since 2001...The joy she brings to her work is felt by her loyal customers, many of whom become her friends."”

Sauce Magazine Restaurant Feature 2008

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